The Collected Stories of Evan S. Connell
The author of the bestselling Son of the Morning Star and Mrs. Bridge has assembled a collection of 56 stories--featuring 13 recent and 15 older stories never before published--to be released in celebration of his 70th birthday. "Connell's style is a model of economy; it reveals the care of an artisan whose works should be collected".--Time.
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Review: The Collected Stories of Evan S. ConnellUser Review - Chrissie - Goodreads
I used to think I didn't like short stories. Then one day I realized I do like them. I just don't like them as much as novels. These are pretty good. I like that some of them were interconnected. Read full review
Review: The Collected Stories of Evan S. ConnellUser Review - Chip - Goodreads
After reading a selection of the stories, I wouldn't recommend it to everyone. He's got a gift for lyric passages and striking scenes (a lion pursuing a terrified cow up a hill, eg), but most of the stories feel awkward and clunky to me, and sometimes old-fashioned. (Like Cheever gone bad.) Read full review